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Truck Driver Fatigue is A Major Factor in Large Truck Crashes

Truck Driver Fatigue: A Major Factor in Large Truck Crashes Operating a motor vehicle after not getting enough sleep is dangerous for every person on the road. Not only are truck drivers at an increased risk of drowsy driving, but when truck drivers do operate their vehicles while fatigued and an accident occurs as a […]

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Senior Drivers And Auto Accident Concerns

Unique Concerns For Older Drivers Involved in an Auto Accident The sad reality is that older drivers (age 65 or greater) have the second highest rates of fatal crashes than any other group of drivers, second only to young drivers (age 18 and under).  This results in 18% of all Americans fatalities on the road […]

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Assisted Living Facility Turnovers

Assisted Living Facility Turnovers 100 California Assisted Living Facilities Closed or On Probation  (04/25/2017) About 100 assisted living facilities across the state of California have been closed or put on probation in the past year. According to a spokesman for the California Department of Social Services, 48 assisted-living centers are currently on probation, and 46 […]

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Sleepy Drivers

Sleepy Drivers According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in the last decade, as many as 7,000 people have lost their lives as a result of driver fatigue. Fortunately, these types of tragedies can be prevented if drivers take a few simple preventive safety measures. Contact An Experienced Salina Car Accident Attorney Today Reaction […]

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What Constitutes a Serious Injury?

What Constitutes a Serious Injury? Kansas is a no-fault auto insurance state, which means that car accident victims can be prohibited from bringing a personal injury claim against the responsible party in court but may be required to file an insurance claim against their own policy in order to collect compensation. However, if the tort […]

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Log Book Violations

Log Book Violations Both federal and state law require commercial truck drivers to adhere to specific regulations regarding travel time and record keeping. Failing to follow these rules can have dire consequences, including life-threatening injuries, for which the negligent driver can be held responsible. Federal Regulations Federal law strictly regulates how many hours a commercial driver is […]

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What You Should Know About Trucking Safety

What You Should Know About Trucking Safety There is a potential danger that every driver should be aware of while driving behind the steering wheel. Our office deals with a substantial amount of claims related to automobile accidents and it is inevitable that they often involve semi-trucks. Collisions between semi-trucks and noncommercial cars are often […]

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What Safety Features Should I Look for in a New Car?

What Safety Features Should I Look for in a New Car? How an Experienced Car Accident Attorney Can Help No one can really prepare for a car crash but purchasing a car with improved safety features can help drivers minimize potential injuries. Be careful in choosing a car. Drive safely for your safety and others […]

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Truck Driver Fatigue

Truck Driver Fatigue According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, as many as 4,000 people lose their lives in truck accidents every year. Tragically, many of those crashes were preventable as they were caused by truck driver fatigue. For this reason, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), requires drivers to follow specific regulations regarding hours of […]

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Trucking Firm Settles Lawsuit Over Crash Involving Driver Using Phone

Trucking Firm Settles Lawsuit Over Crash Involving Driver Using Phone Trucking firms across the country may begin to enact bans on drivers using cell phones following the settlement of a personal injury lawsuit. Unifi Inc., recently settled an injury lawsuit filed by a South Carolina couple who was injured when a truck and trailer crashed […]

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